The Government of Sindh has announced that the annual urs of Abdullah Shah Ghazi will be celebrated from Zilhajj 20 to Zilhajj 22, which will fall from October 26 to October 28.
Thousands of devotees are expected to visit the patron saint’s shrine, according to an Auqaf administrator for Karachi. In light of the increased number of expected visitors, IGP Shahid Nadeem Baloch has ordered foolproof security measures.
Baloch called for snap-checking on walk-through gates, as well as, deployment of undercover officials and the bomb disposal squad.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 25th, 2013.
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